Workers Health & Safety Centre

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UPDATE: WHSC efforts to help contain COVID-19 expanded

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, so too does WHSC’s response to the pandemic and most importantly for us, the health and safety of workers working during the pandemic.

Lung disease linked to stone countertop fabrication

Evidence linking silicosis with workers who cut, drill and polish stone countertops is mounting, but a recent report suggests we need not wait for more evidence to act.

WHMIS training standard much needed, recent worker death demonstrates

The death of a worker exposed to toxic fumes emitted from a mixture of chemical cleaning products is a tragic reminder of why enforceable WHMIS training standards are needed now.

WHSC Certification training… meeting multiple employer OHS duties

Looking to start the year right with an effective occupational health and safety management program? Why not begin with Worker Health & Safety Centre Certification training?

Amendments to Ontario toxic substance regs now in force

Many recent changes to Ontario law governing exposure to chemical and biological agents are little more than housekeeping, but some alter how employers must protect workers.

Working at heights training key to worker safety, employer compliance

Worker deaths and critical injuries along with employer convictions remain all too common consequences of falls on Ontario construction sites and other workplaces.

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